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the dotted line…

We’re having a season-long conversation with Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks (and goalie Braden Holtby, too) for the 2010-2011 edition of Hockey Diaries. On February 23, Hendricks sat down at a desk at Caps headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, and signed his first one-way, two-year NHL contract.  The deal was several months in the making.  When Hendricks got official word, during the team’s extended mid-February road-trip, he called his parents at home in Minnesota to break the good news.  Here’s how the conversation with his dad went… 

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